Saturday Trending Topics: More Powerful Than A Locomotive

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I kind of wish Jim Lee had gone forward with this Action Comics design, because it’s a reinterpretation of one of the most classic Superman motiffs, which first appeared on a Superman cover on the original (and it’s weird to have to put it that way, but here we are) Action Comics #13  by Joe Shuster. As a matter of fact I saw a debate recently over whether Action Comics #10 (the third Superman cover) or Action Comics #13 (the forth Supes cover) was more classic — and while I personally think the #10 is an epic cover, the #13 wins that argument, hands down.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Two Rejected Jim Lee Action Comics #1 Variant Cover Designs

Two designs by Jim Lee for his upcoming Action Comics #1 variant cover, but both rejected by him. The former, apparently, does bear some resemblance to the finished version.

Will Ultimate Spider-Man Push An Anti-Union Agenda?

Indeed, it’s the 616 Peter Parker, working as he did as a high school science teacher, is the kind of individual and institution under fire. Will the comic book be going the same way as some fear? As one site admits “it would be pretty weird to see a comic book where Morales fights a teachers’ union that’s secretly entirely made up of Skrulls or something.”

Spider-Man XXX: The Comic Book

Accompanying Axel Braun and Vivid’s Spider-Man XXX DVD is this short comic book. Spider-Man XXX A Porn Parody.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Batman-Superman Film Back On The Cards? Er… Maybe

Now, they’re back in EXCLUSIVE! mode and citing unanmed, secret sources in a story about incredible new plans at Warner Bros. for a Batman-Superman picture.

Mike Myers Has Signed On For Austin Powers 4 – UPDATED With Doubts

HitFix have ascertained that Myers has now signed on to reprise his role as Austin Powers, though there’s no word yet on who will be writing or directing thius fourth installment. It’s not too much of a stretch that Myers will pick up the pen again, and Jay Roach will grab the microphone.

Butchered Version Of Metropolis Headed To Blu-Ray, But It Has Its Fans – Apparently

In 1984, a remastered, recut and some (me) might say butchered version of Fritz Lang‘s Metropolis was released. The film had been chopped up, brutally colourised and decked out in counterproductive modern rock and pop music by Giorgio Moroder, master-moustached songwriter and record producer.

(Last Updated August 14, 2011 1:56 am )

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